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- According to Apple Accessory Widgets – Totally self-contained, these do not require an Internet connection or any other application on the computer. A clock is an example of this type of widget. Application Widgets – These widgets use another application, such as an address book or calendar, for a source and usually provide information in a simple interface. Information Widgets – Designed to gather data from the Internet, these will show stock prices, top music lists, or other items from the web. These widgets will not work unless there is an active connection from the computer to the Internet.
Widgets are often about the use of the data outside of their original web site structure
Broad distribution is possible for individual creators
IPhone changes dynamics of game software
• “Only a few years ago, bigger guns, badder enemies and louder explosives
mattered most in video games.”
• “Now, small is beautiful, and Apple Inc.'s iPhone is largely responsible.”
• “...developers are starting to make shorter, less expensive games that are
released in more frequent installments. “
• It's not just the device that's having an effect. It's also Apple's App Store, an
online marketplace where users can browse through 25,000 software
applications from thousands of publishers.
Widgets for training and education
• Widgets deliver ﬁltered information right on the user's desktop.
• A valuable widget presents the most relevant information that someone uses
• Widgets need to be available (at all times)
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